Share this entry

Share this page

cone shell

División en sílabas: cone shell

Definición de cone shell en inglés:

sustantivo

Shell a predatory mollusk of warm seas, with a conical shell that typically displays intricate patterns. It captures prey by injecting venom, which can be lethal to humans, and the shells are popular with collectors.
  • Genus Conus, family Conidae, class Gastropoda: numerous species
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • But consider the unassuming cone shell - just the kind of malicious mollusk that will ‘actually sometimes go for you.’
  • Out on the reef I'd have been unhappy about picking up a stromb because of its close resemblance to the lethal cone shell.
  • Like that guy I mentioned before was reputed to have been scraping the back of the shell with a knife, and the cone shell got aggravated about that and fired the harpoon into his palm.

Definición de cone shell en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día apathetic
Pronunciación: apəˈθɛtɪk
adjective
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern